Friday Travel Pic – Northeast India

I have tonnes of lovely travel pics that I want to share with you. Sometimes I don’t have a story to share with the pic, some times I don’t want to add words and distract you from enjoying the pic, the place (because I too, feel that way, sometimes). So starting today, I’m going to start posting one such travel pic with minimum/no words, on Fridays. I’m calling it ‘Friday Travel Pic’.

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Rustic Bagori Village of Uttarakhand

“Would you like to buy some handmade woolen items?” She called out, as I strolled the tiny Buddhist village of Bagori near Harshil. Most houses around me were beautiful, old, and wooden, and were locked, so I was a little startled by the call.

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Trekking in the Gangotri National Park

Walking in the mountains has always felt so therapeutic. The only thoughts that run in my mind are things like where to walk, where to step (need to watch my steps, as I’m prone to accidents), and other such things which compel me to be present, to be there in the moment. There’s absolutely no place then for any of the big worries in my mind.

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Sacred Khecheopalri Lake in West Sikkim

This picture has a story with a happy ending but that which starts with an unpleasant experience. Read on.

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Clouds over Himalayan Mountains at Mana in Uttarakhand

No matter how many times I visit the mountains, no matter how many times I see them, walk amongst them. I fall in love with them, all over again, every single time!

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Sharing Some Tea-stories On International Tea Day

Tea, Chai, Cha – Happy International Tea Day!

Chai – a special beverage that (almost) every Indian is fond of. Black tea, white tea, red tea, green tea, chamomile, jasmine, matcha, are just some of the varieties of teas popular around the world.

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Stunning Lakes of Kashmir

Kashmir Great Lakes trek is one of my favorite treks – for one too many reasons. The beauty of Kashmir needs no introduction, but these gorgeous lakes high up in the mountains were true stunners!

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Spiti Valley: A World Within A World

The cold mountain winds blew

the dusty mountains stared

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A Nostalgic Walk in Mana, the Last Indian Village

Saraswati – the mystical river roared at Mana – the last Indian village in Uttarakhand, near the Indo-China/Tibet border.

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Ashoka Rock Edict at Kalsi, Uttarakhand

I never really enjoyed studying history in school. As I began traveling, however, to my surprise, I developed an interest in learning and gathering info about things, places, and monuments from the past.

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